A secondary school has confirmed it has had a number of coronavirus cases.
Students at the 2,000 pupil Ashby School, in Ashby de la Zouch, have been asked to self-isolate until November 23.
Headteacher Geoff Staniforth wrote to parents last week to inform them of the positive tests, though his letter did not say if it had been pupils or staff who became infected or exactly how many cases had been identified.
Mr Staniforth said: “We have been made aware that we have a confirmed number of positive cases of coronavirus at Ashby School.
“We have followed the national guidance and have identified that your child has been in close contact with the affected child. In line with the national guidance your child must stay at home and self-isolate.
“If your child is well at the end of the 14 days period of self-isolation, then they can return to usual activities.
“Other members of your household can continue normal activities provided your child does not develop symptoms within the 14 day self-isolation period.”
LeicestershireLive has reported that thousands of children across Leicester and Leicestershire are self-isolating along with hundreds of school staff after coming into contact with people who have tested positive.
There have been calls for schools to be closed during the second wave of the virus but the Government has said it is a priority to keep them open.
Public health officials say schools are under pressure as a result of staff self-isolation but that the systems put in place to stop the spread of the disease mean they are safe places.
Leicestershire County Council public health director Mike Sandys said: “Schools are under a lot of pressure – not just in terms of cases but also also the number of pupils and teachers who need to self isolate because they need to self-isolate.
“That’s making life really difficult and headteachers and teachers are doing their best to try to keep education going.”